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  • For the record

    Supervisor candidates: In the June 11 California section, an article about endorsements given to two candidates for L.A. County supervisor omitted one contender in the field running to succeed Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. He is Glendale City...
  • New River monster fish? A study of the muskellunge fish

    In the waters of the New River below Claytor Dam, Sasha Doss and Joe Williams are searching for a river monster. Extending from their bass boat is a spindle of electrodes dipping into the murky water in an attempt to send an electric current through a...
  • ACC tax return shows doubling of revenue in last four years but future challenges

    ACC tax return shows doubling of revenue in last four years but future challenges
    Were the ACC a publicly traded company, its stock would have soared Friday. The conference released its 2013-14 federal tax return – more on the bizarre timing of non-profit filings later – and the fiscal-year numbers far exceeded projections....
  • Academic group votes to censure University of Illinois

    A leading academic group voted Saturday to censure the University of Illinois' flagship campus over its decision not to hire a professor following his anti-Israel Twitter messages, a vote the university's chancellor said will have repercussions and is...
  • Bienert 'nest' to lose three Hereford grads

    The kitchen at the Bienert family house in Freeland is command central. For years, the four Bienert kids did their homework there, called or texted friends, devoured snacks and meals, and made noise. A lot of noise. The quiet in August will be eerie...
  • 8 plead not guilty in Chinese test-taking scheme for visas

    Eight of 15 Chinese citizens indicted in a conspiracy to take college entrance exams on behalf of others or pay to have their tests taken so they could obtain student visas pleaded not guilty before a federal magistrate Wednesday. Federal prosecutors...
  • With Penn State as its guest, ODU hosts 1,000 prospects in a satellite camp

    With Penn State as its guest, ODU hosts 1,000 prospects in a satellite camp
    NORFOLK — With his six-figure salary and connections, Old Dominion football coach Bobby Wilder acknowledges that his story isn't the norm. But a few years back, he was a father trying to get his kid recruited. Derek Wilder, a linebacker at Maury...
  • At DARPA challenge, rescue robots show future of disaster relief

    At DARPA challenge, rescue robots show future of disaster relief
    In a narrow parking lot, Brett Kennedy and Sisir Karumanchi stand around what looks like a suitcase. But then four limbs extend from its sides, bending and clicking into position. Two spread out like legs and two rise up like arms as the robot goes...
  • Grafton grad Kyri Washington chosen in MLB draft (with list of picks with Virginia connections)

    Grafton grad Kyri Washington chosen in MLB draft (with list of picks with Virginia connections)
    The first player from the Peninsula taken in this year’s Major League Baseball draft was left-handed pitcher Jared Lyons, a Tabb High graduate who recently finished his career with Liberty University. He went in the ninth round, with the 278th...
  • Gun rights advocates' push for campus-carry measures like Texas' is slow going

    Gun rights advocates' push for campus-carry measures like Texas' is slow going
    This year more than a dozen states have considered measures that would allow the carrying of concealed weapons on college campuses, but so far only Texas has approved a so-called campus-carry law. By overwhelming votes, Texas lawmakers approved the...
  • Smithfield High student, Gates scholar determined to keep a promise to herself

    Smithfield High student, Gates scholar determined to keep a promise to herself
    It was 6 a.m. and Maiya Picott was still awake. She'd need to leave for school before long. She'd been typing all night, writing about her strengths and weaknesses and the times she'd confronted hardship. Months before, a guidance counselor at...